Susan McLellen



Susan McLellan, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Public Health
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2210
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-2559
Fax: (504) 988-7313 


Research Interests:

Development of digitized images for clinical and laboratory courses; travel and tropical medicine clinic at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic; surveillance for diseases in travelers

Educational Background:

  • BA, anthropology, Princeton University
  • MPH, behavioral sciences, University of California, Berkeley
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine

Selected Publications:


McLellan SLF, Ratard R, McAllister J, Yates M, and Wesson DM. Outbreak of Saint Louis Encephalitis (SLE) in Monroe, Louisiana. 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Atlanta, GA, November 2001.

McLellan, SLF. Evaluation of fever in the returned traveler. Primary Care; Clinics in Office Practice 2002 Dec; 29(4); 947-970.

Oberhelman, RA, McLellan, SLF, Behrens, R. Special Hosts: Children, Pregnant Women, Immunocompromsied Patients, and the Elderly). In Travelers' Diarrhea, BC Decker Inc: 2003; Ericsson CD, Dupont HL, and Steffen, eds.

Hadi CM, Dowell D, Perry H, McLellan SLF. Acute Bacterial Meningitis in Rural Haiti: A Retrospective Review. 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 2003.

Paddock CD, Sumner JW, Comer JA, Zaki1SR, Goldsmith CS, Goddard J, McLellan SLF, Tamminga CL, and Ohl CL. Rickettsia parkeri: A Newly Recognized Cause of Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis in the United States. CID 2004; 38:805-11.

McLellan, SLF. Jet lag. In Travel Medicine, CV Mosby: 2004; Keystone et al, eds.

McLellan SLF. Vaccine Special Issues: Yellow Fever, Rabies and Japanese Encephalitis. Clin Fam Pract 2005 Dec; 7(4); 697-716.

Wang S, Theall K, Gurtman A, Rosselot G, Zuckerman J, Weld L, Arguin P4, McLellan SLF, and the GeoSentinel Surveillance Group. Presenting Diagnoses of Young Adult and Student Travelers: an Analysis of GeoSentinel Data.

Paddock, CD., Finley, RW., Wright, CS., Robinson, HN., Schrodt, BJ., Lane, CC., McLellan, SLF ... & Eremeeva, ME. (2008). Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis and its clinical distinction from Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 47(9), 1188-1196.

Dolan, SB., Jentes, ES., Sotir, MJ., Han, P., Blanton, JD., Rao, SR., McLellan, SLF... & Ryan, ET. (2014). Pre-exposure rabies vaccination among US international travelers: findings from the global TravEpiNet Consortium. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 14(2), 160-167.

Bausch, DG., Bangura, J., Garry, RF., Goba, A., Grant, DS., Jacquerioz, FA., McLellan, SLF... & Schieffelin, J. S. (2014). A tribute to Sheik Humarr Khan and all the healthcare workers

Fowler, RA., Fletcher, T., Fischer, WA., Lamontagne, F., Jacob, S., Brett-Major, D., McLellan, SLF... & Bausch, D. (2014). Caring for critically ill patients with Ebola virus disease. Perspectives from West Africa. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 190(7), 733-737.

McLellan, SLF. (2015). Ebola: My Head is Full of Stories. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 92(2), 227-228.

Level of Instruction:


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Department of Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2210, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-3558